Legal Resources for Jewish Organizations

JCRC-NY – Alerts, Articles, Memos & Templates

The following information is generally applicable to any type of charity – nonprofit or religious.
There is a separate section focused on some specific issues for religious corporations.


  1. NYC SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAW – Click to Human Rights Commission
    * By September 6, 2018 – Required posting Of NYC Notice and distribution of
    NYC Information Sheet to new employees – Click for  Notice and Info. Sheet
    * By April 1, 2019 – Effective date to begin required annual mandatory training
    on recognizing and preventing sexual harassment.
  2. NYS SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAW – Check Back Here for new regulations
  3. NYS PAID FAMILY LEAVE ACT  – Required of ALL Employers
    Effective – Jan.1, 2018 NYS Labor Department – FAQs
  4. NYS Overtime & Minimum Wage Regulations
    Affects Nonprofit & Religious Organizatons – Effective Dec. 31, 2016
    Click  for Summary of Changes 


Charity Governance Issues

IRS/NYS/NYC – Laws & Filings

Religious Corporation – Governance & Fiscal Memos


Other Resources


New York State

New York City – Focus on Property Owners

 Nonprofit Sites

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